No, not the table, not the chairs, not the runner, not the vase and not canisters. It looms above the table, like a flying saucer...
Here are all the veto's I had received on my end:
|Eclipse Chandelier from Z Gallerie|
|Erto Chandelier from Z Gallerie|
|Calais Chandelier from Z Gallerie|
|Bellina Chandelier in Platinum from Z Gallerie|
|Tuxedo Chandelier from Z Gallerie|
|Orb Six Light Chandelier from Ballard Designs|
|Clarissa Glass Drop Chandelier from Pottery Barn|
Here is what I vetoed:
|Talia 9 Arm Chandelier from Ballard Designs|
I just did not like the style or little shades on it! Maybe it'd be better without the tiny shades...
And here's what we both ended up liking:
|Bellora Chandelier from Pottery Barn|
|Polished Nickel Scroll Chandelier, 8 light, from Shades of Light|
But neither of these works either. With the first one, some friends of ours actually have this in their home and it just seemed too formal for our open layout. The second one we liked was a definite no because it costs THREE THOUSAND, FOUR HUNDRED and TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS! Noooooo way buddy! Nope! Not going to happen! That's as much as a dining table or china cabinet with our budget and, even then, that is stretching it a bit far! I can't even figure out what the heck makes it so expensive. Is it solid white gold on the inside of that polished nickel, with a silk shade made from a extinct subspecies of rare silkworms? Who knows! Too bad, that is my absolute favorite one of them all so far. It's so stylish and modern but still simple, elegant and not too elaborate.
Oh well, the search for the perfect light fixture continues. Hopefully we will come across one that matches our combined style as well as this last one. At a fraction of the price of course!